5 Ways to Instantly Modernize Your Marketing Campaigns for 2019

If you’re looking toward 2019 wondering what you can do differently from last year, you certainly aren’t alone.

Reassessing your tactics is always a smart move, after all.

Marketing strategy

Think about it. You don’t want be the out-of-touch business on the block that looks like they’re stuck in 2008 because they refuse to change.

The reality, though? There are some significant changes businesses of all shapes and sizes should consider to make their marketing seem more, well, modern.

Doing so does double duty of making your business look like a bigger player in your industry, all the while sticking to the best practices of what makes your customers tick.…

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Is High-Quality Video Production a Critical Factor in Advertising?

Do companies really need to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on production to create quality videos for advertising? Furthermore, does a more expensive advertisement actually provide a greater return? As a software company designed to help companies grow using video, the team here at Wistia had to find out.

Video production crew

So, we decided to perform an experiment: We commissioned an ad agency to create three ads, for the same product, with budgets of $1,000, $10,000 and $100,000. Thus, the One, Ten, One Hundred campaign and docuseries was born.

One, Ten, One Hundred takes a good hard look at the impact different budgets have on production quality; this campaign ended up being a huge creative challenge—and a lot of fun!…

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5 Steps to Create a Better Experience for Your Customers

There’s a lot of steps that go into offering the best service experience possible for all your customers. It isn’t enough just to have the best quality or best priced product. It isn’t about having the best service staff possible either. Companies need to dig further and constantly be digging for answers even when everything seems to be perfect.

Enhancing customer experience

Here are 5 relatively painless steps you can take to foster a better customer experience in your company:

1. Its everybody or nobody

The big problem with several companies operating out there in the world these days is that they may have a handful of employees in their ranks who don’t realize just how important they are to this service initiative because connecting with customers isn’t part of their job description.…

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Building Credibility When You’re Small – 4 Tips

It’s never easy building a strong reputation for your small business, but the Digital Age has certainly made things easier than they used to be.

Building business credibility

In fact, if you know how to leverage the right methods, there’s absolutely no reason your small business can’t enjoy just as much credibility as your much bigger competitors do.

4 Ways to Become More Credible Than Your Larger Competitors

The online age has made it easier than ever to build a presence and market your services and products to customers. That being said, building a strong, credible reputation is more important than ever. Prospects that find you credible will find it easier to become your customers.…

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The Secret to Exhibition Success

Having a successful exhibition is all about being organized and knowing the steps you should take. However, doing so isn’t as easy as it sounds because there’s a lot to consider. What do you need to do before the exhibit? Who will oversee the brochures and booklets printing? How are you going to bring people to your booth? Is training your staff really necessary?

Exhibition planning tips

These are just few questions that will occupy your mind, and if you don’t have a plan it’s easy to become conflicted and stressed, leading to overwhelm and poor decisions. Every single detail must be nailed down, and therefore a plan is highly recommended, to know what you should do before, during and after the exhibition.…

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Live Streaming: How it Can Help You to Build Your Brand

In a digital world where direct and instant connections to potential customers are vital in helping to build a brand, live streaming is the online tool of the moment. It provides businesses with the opportunity to speak directly to the people they are trying to attract. This communication is often done in an informal manner, making people feel at home with the brand and helping them to become familiar with what it stands for.

Cooking show live streaming

We spoke to experienced advertising and media professional, Glenda Wynyard about the benefits of live streaming. She told us that she relishes each opportunity to put her television and media experience to use, helping clients to unleash the power of live streaming for their organisations.…

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Next-Level SEO Concepts

Search engine optimization (or “SEO”) is one of the most important concepts in modern digital marketing. The idea is simple: you want your online presence to be as friendly as attractive and as accessible as possible to search engines like Google and Bing. That’s because Google and Bing act as gatekeepers and traffic cops on the web, making your target audience aware of your existence and directing that traffic to you.

Next-level SEO

In the early days of search engines, SEO wasn’t all that complicated. Google’s early algorithms placed a lot of importance on linking, making link-swapping schemes the simplest way to improve site rankings.…

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Business Website Tips for Your New Startup

If you’re working to launch your new startup business operation, there are some things that simply can’t wait; like your business website. Every business in today’s modern world needs to be equipped with a well-built website. Your business website is your organization’s digital home base. The design of your website largely affects the effectiveness of your content.

website building advice for startups

Take a few moments now to consider these helpful hints before heading to the proverbial “drawing board” of the web.

Encourage communication

Communication is a foundational component of a successful business operation, and the same rule applies to website design. You need to be able to keep in touch with your target audience, so your content will be more appropriate.…

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How an MBA in Marketing Can Help Your Entrepreneurship Efforts

In an era where almost every person has a basic education degree, it is mandatory to improve your marketing skills if you intend to succeed in entrepreneurship. One of the ways to do this is through gaining a post-graduate degree in marketing. Find details on how an MBA in marketing can help your entrepreneurship efforts in startups and already established businesses.

Entrepreneur learning marketing in MBA program

It provides the Education Entrepreneurs Need

While the undergraduate degree gives you basic knowledge on how to start up a new business, it takes more practical approaches for you to boost your entrepreneurship efforts. These you gain through a series of academic events that include case studies on the most effective strategies in your niche, all-round marketing that involves social media and online marketing, teamwork and leadership skills that work, and management of funds.…

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